Eclipse Funeral | FFFW 182

ENJOY Friday Funeral Fast Wrap Funeral Industry News April 5, 2024

Eclipse Funeral | FFFW 182

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Happy Friday! On the FFFW we like to talk about things that make people happy. So here’s something that’s making me happy- NC States tournament run. They are ruining my bracket but they look like they’re having such a good time doing it.

So if you haven’t watched them play yet- I recommend you check out Saturday’s game. A good time will be had.

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Opinion: People Should Schedule Funerals During the Eclipse

On April 8th a solar eclipse is scheduled to occur all across America. For areas that are in the direct path of the eclipse, this will mean 3-5 minutes of total darkness during the middle of the day.

So… if you’re a funeral director that is in the direct path… aaaaand you happen to get a family scheduled for that day… you need to make sure the outdoor portion of the funeral occurs during totality.

Imagine lowering the casket into ground and then as soon as it’s in, the whole world goes dark.

The chills, the emotion, the fright.

But that’s not why we do it.

What happens next is you have to time out the most epic speech ever. Talk about the darkness of grief and feel the situation out. Becuase right as soon as the darkness ends- you start talking abput hope, love, and memories. The whole universe will be helping you make this the most epic speech of all time.

So- go for it.


Get it right and you’ll see a baby cow. Get it wrong and you’ll people accidentally hurting themselves.

What year was ICCFA founded?

A) 1887

B) 1897

C) 1907

You Otter Be Proud

Here’s some good things going on in the profession.

  1. Central Valley funeral home helps farmworkers return to their native country after death
  2. Horse-Drawn Carriage Helps Those Grieving
  3. Rockland County moves to improve, restore several abandoned cemeteries